Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is a london-based registry of stolen and missing art. and then we also looked at the fbi's list. >> reporter: somehow this little piece of art had fallen through the cracks. >> it's been 60 years since the painting was last documented. so there's a lot of research that needs to be done. >> reporter: and investigation on another front. as you've heard, the fbi is now involved in the case and it's being handled out of the washington field office. yes, it's now a federal case. and the people at the potomac company say they had already gotten early bids on this painting and they were coming in from around the world. legal minds we spoke to say there's a principle in law that a thief cannot pass good title. but who stole it back in 1951? it may have been an inside job, according to a police report. >> interesting. >> new twist to it. >>> doug, you're a busy man today. another wet night? >> another wet night for some of us. last night we saw a ton of lightning, severe weather. we even saw some flooding in parts of the region. if you have plans, a lot of us do on this friday evening, it does look l
Sep 28, 2012 4:25am EDT
not received all his shots. >>> a painting bought at a flea market is now the focus of an fbi investigation. french impressionist francois renoir painted the piece that may have been stolen from the baltimore museum of art in 1981. a woman paid just $20 at that time a flea market. it turns out it's betweworth up $750,000. >>> facebook now offering people the option of giving gifts via facebook. you can buy anything from a $5 starbucks gift card to a $200 wireless speaker. the gift shows up on the person's time line as a preview, and then the real thing shows up at their doorsteps a few days later. this is currently available on android phones and will soon be live on the iphone too. >>> there's a new social network apparently for you to waste your time with. it's called sypop. it connects people through common interests so you can meet people and bond over your hobbies. it's one of the new social networks looking to cut into facebook's 950 million users. good luck with that. >> what common interests? >> something else to spend on the computer to do. sypop.
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
students and up to 900 part time evening students. >>> the fbi investigating if a painting bought at a flea market was actually stolen at a virginia art house. a virginia woman bought the piece for $7 and wanted to sell it at auction tomorrow. it's actually a masterpiece created by french impressionist pierre august renoir and could be worth $100,000. turns out it may have also been stolen from the baltimore museum of art back in 1951. that auction is now cancelled. >>> demonstrators are demanding fannie mae put an end to evictions from foreclosures. police arrested several protesters who blocked traffic on wisconsin avenue in front of fannie mae's headquarters yesterday. executives from the company later met with demonstrators. they say they're focused on helping homeowners who are struggling to hold on to their houses. >>> 5:35 now. a former manager at virginia rail way express faces up to ten years in prison on bribery charges. kevin pled guilty yesterday. the manager admitted he took a monthly bribe from a maintenance subcontractor for nearly a decade and received about $200,000. in ret
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
today." >>> a painting a virginia woman bought at a flea market is the focus of an fbi investigation. french impressionist painter francois renoir painted the piece. turns out it may have been stolen from a boston museum in 1991. it's estimated to be worth between $75,000 and $100,000. she was planning to sell it at auction tomorrow. but that auction is now cancelled. >>> melissa mollet live at the news desk. >> firblofficials say they won' complain to britain's watchdog about naked pictures of prince harry partying in las vegas. the photos appeared online. a complaint, they say, would be a distraction from harry's deployment in afghanistan. at the news desk, melissa mollet, news 4. >> utout the door forecast with miss veronica. >>> it's a foggy morning. a little gray with clouds around. a little bit of sunshine, especially during the mid part of the day. clouds back, rain back after 3:00. toasty, again, 81. and the weekend a little toasty. it's just a mess on the roads. it's friday, but you are slow. a live look at 395 northbound. clear as far as accidents go. you're slow to the 14t